Survey: Seniors Lonelier Now than Earlier in Pandemic

As stay-home and quarantine orders spread across the U.S. this March, so too did fears that reduced contact with friends, loved ones, and even strangers would result in a mental health crisis brought about by social isolation.

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Census: Pennsylvania Grows Older, More Diverse Over Past Decade

Pennsylvania’s 12.8 million residents grew older and more diverse over the past decade, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, mirroring a trend seen nationwide as the country’s largest generation turns 65.

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Stay Safe for Essential Errands

Even as restrictions on going outside ease, you still have to protect yourself during the pandemic for as long as it lasts.

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PA State Senior Idol Winner Has the Wow Factor

Since 2000, 50plus LIFE (previously Senior News and 50plus Senior News) has won more than 130 awards for its editorial content and design.

Here’s a look at an award-winning article from our archives.

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Driving Safety Tips amid the Coronavirus Crisis

As the world continues hunkering down to ride out the coronavirus crisis, some of us still need to venture out, even if it is just to do a quick grocery run.

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Farmers Market Vouchers to Be Mailed in June

Starting June 1, farmers market nutrition vouchers will be mailed to eligible Cumberland County seniors 60 years of age and older who complete an application.

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Behind the Lights

Since 2000, 50plus LIFE (previously Senior News and 50plus Senior News) has won more than 130 awards for its editorial content and design.

Here’s a look at an award-winning article from our archives.

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Grief Relief: Ways Grandparents Can Help Grandchildren Deal with a Friend’s Death

Sooner or later, everyone experiences the death of someone they love. That experience also includes teenagers, many of whom lose friends as a result of drug overdoses, auto accidents, and terminal illness.

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Control Your Blood Pressure with These Healthy Foods

In the United States, 1 in 3 adults has hypertension — high blood pressure — which increases their risk of heart disease, kidney failure, and stroke.

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